25 Things That Sound Too Crazy To Be True (But They Are!)

Posted by , Updated on June 17, 2014

Although you might not believe most of them, these are 25 things that sound too crazy to be true, but they are!

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Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto

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24

Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire

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23

France was still executing people by guillotine when Star Wars: A New Hope hit theatres

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22

Nintendo was originally a trading card company

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21

If the sun were the size of a white blood cell then the Milky Way Galaxy would be the size of the United States

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20

There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach in the world

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19

For every human on Earth there are 1.6 million ants

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18

The total weight of all those ants, however, is about the same as all the humans

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17

On Jupiter and Saturn it rains diamonds

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16

Ten percent of all the photos ever taken were taken in the last 12 months

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15

Shakespeare made up the name "Jessica" for his play Merchant of Venice

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14

Your chances of being kllled by a vending machine are actually twice as large as your chance of being bitten by a shark

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13

Nowhere in the Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhyme does it say that Humpty Dumpty is an egg

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12

Armadillos almost always give birth to quadruplets

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11

Scotland's national animal is the unicorn

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10

Apparently there are more fake flamingos in the world than real flamingos

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9

John Tyler, the 10th president of the US, was born in 1790. He has a grandson that is alive today.

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8

A strawberry is NOT a berry

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7

A banana IS a berry.

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6

There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and South America in one foot of liquid

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5

An octopus has three hearts

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4

There are 10 times more bacteria in your body than actual body cells

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3

There is only one country between North Korea and Norway

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2

New York City is farther south than Rome, Italy

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1

Maine is the closest US state to Africa

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